[afnog] Postel Network Operator's Scholarship 2010

Oluwaseun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 14:14:16 UTC 2010

Hi Robert,
             Can Africans apply to the scholarship?


On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Robert Seastrom <rs-lists at seastrom.com>wrote:

> [Sent to multiple lists; apologies for the duplicates]
> On behalf of the North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) and the
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), I would like to take this
> opportunity to draw your attention to the 2010 Postel Network Operator's
> Scholarship.
> The Postel Network Operator's Scholarship targets personnel from
> developing countries who are actively involved in Internet development,
> in any of the following roles:
> *       Engineers (Network Builders)
> *       Operational and Infrastructure Support Personnel
> *       Educators and Trainers
> This is not a postgraduate fellowship or academic scholarship.
> Individuals may nominate themselves for the Scholarship via email or
> online form. The Scholarship will be awarded annually to a recipient
> selected by a committee comprising representatives from the NANOG
> Steering Committee and the ARIN Board of Trustees. The selection
> committee will "whimsically" select the annual recipient exclusively in
> response to the question: "What Would Jon Do?" if he were asked to
> select a recipient.
> The successful applicant will be provided with transportation to and from
> the NANOG and ARIN joint meeting 3-8 October 2010, in Atlanta,
> Georgia, USA, and a reasonable (local host
> standard) allowance for food and accommodation. In addition, all fees
> for participation in both meetings' events will
> be waived. The final grant size is determined according to final costs
> and available funding.  The chosen recipient will be advised at least 2
> months prior to the fall meeting date.
> Applications from qualified individuals are now being accepted.  The
> deadline for application is 1 June 2010, and the awardees will be
> informed by 3 July 2010.
> Please read full information about the scholarship at:
> http://www.nanog.org/scholarships/postel.php
> To apply, please complete the web-based application form that is linked
> from that page. Optionally, you may submit your application in PLAIN
> ASCII in the BODY of the message, not as an attachment nor as a Word
> document, PDF, or any other form, to PostelNOS at nanog.org.
> Please be sure to include the following:
> * Full name and contact info
> * Your brief biography, including current and recent jobs held
> * A description of why you need and deserve this Scholarship to
>  attend the NANOG and ARIN meetings
> * A description of how you plan to leverage your attendance at
>  the meetings in your work
> * A brief abstract of a presentation you would give at the NANOG
>  and/or ARIN meetings, if selected as a Scholarship winner
> Kind regards,
> -Rob Seastrom, on behalf of the Postel Scholarship Selection Committee
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Seun Ojedeji.Bsc..,CCNP,CCAI,JNCIA-(er,ex)
System Analyst/Network Admin
ICT Centre,
University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.
web: www.unn.edu.ng
Tel:   08035233535
Email: seun.ojedeji at unn.edu.ng
         seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
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